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COVID-19

As the situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, AGC of Kentucky is committed to providing you with resources dedicated to the health and safety of your employees and to supplying our members with the information you need as an employer. The contents of this website will be updated as relevant reports, best practices and guidance is developed.



Kentucky Government Communications/Resources


Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services COVID-19 The official Kentucky source for COVID-19 information.
Gov. Beshear Executive Order 2020-257 – Link to Executive Order which states “Only Life-Sustaining Businesses May Remain Open”; specifies each allowable industry category (“Housing, Buildings and Construction” and all its subdivisions are allowable). For multiple Life-Sustaining Businesses the order identifies some, but certainly not all reasons, the entire industry is allowed to operate. Please do not misinterpret the order as limiting our industry’s essential service. Do continue adherence to CDC guidance for safety precautions and protocols.
COVID-19 Letter to Contractors Finance and Administration Cabinet Memorandum (3-26-20) - This communication emphasizes there are no current plans to shut down Kentucky construction projects. However, should an unexpected temporary delay occur, contractors performing work on DECA projects must prepare a plan to provide specific information.    

Construction Essential Service Letter to Gov. Beshear March 23, 2020- AGC of Kentucky letter to Governor Beshear requesting consideration of construction as essential service.

COVID-19 Recommended Practices for Construction Job Sites

Senator McConnell Unveils Coronavirus Response Portal to Assist Kentuckians


Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources

CDC COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Employers

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Resources

Quickcard Symptoms

Quickcard Stop The Spread of Germs

Quickcard – Infographic based upon CDC information 


AGC of America Resources
AGC of America COVID-19 A collection of resources designed to assist our contractor members. The best practices, guidance and examples provided are arranged in chronological order and updated daily.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: An Analysis for the Construction Industry – AGC of America’s comprehensive analysis of the $2 trillion CARES Act.

Sample Plan for COVID-19 Exposure Prevention, Preparedness, and Response





OSHA


OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 - Recommendations as well as descriptions of mandatory safety and health standards are provided in this 35-page manual.

OSHA COVID-19 Standards and Information


Department of Labor
COVID-19 Questionnaire and Tips for GCs and Specialty Contractors Proactive prescreening, prevention and response measures.
USDOL Guidance on Emergency Paid Leave Requirements - The new guidance includes a new poster that will fulfill notice requirements for employers obligated to inform employees about their rights under this new law. It also includes questions and answers about posting requirements, and a Field Assistance Bulletin describing WHD’s 30-day non-enforcement policy. The new guidance addresses critical issues such as whether employers may post required notice electronically, whether employers must provide notice of this law to recently laid-off individuals, when FFCRA applies to federal workers and when enforcement of the new rules will begin.


Additional Legal Resources from AGC Member Firms


Stites & Harbison – “Information You Need on COVID-19”

Jackson Kelly– “Legal Resource Center

 
                                    
 


 

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